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ED5304 - Research and Reflection in Tertiary Learning and Teaching

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: Teaching & Learning Development

Available to Graduate Certificate of Education and other Masters students.

This subject will extend ED5300 and ED5301 by deepening an understanding of cycles of critical reflection through peer observation, action research and the scholarship of teaching and learning. It positions tertiary teachers as learners and researchers with the intention of improving student learning, including the context of research supervision. Assessment in this subject, as for all subjects in the Graduate Certificate of Education will be graded as satisfactory or unsatisfactory.

Learning Outcomes

  • develop, analyse and evaluate practices to gather information, reflect on and reconstruct teaching within teaching and/or supervisory contexts;
  • examine teaching and student learning by reflection on teaching.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to use independent judgment to synthesise information to make intellectual and/or creative advances;
  • The ability to place their research in a broader (preferably international)theoretical, practical and policy context.;
  • The ability to conceptualise problems;
  • The ability to conceptualise and evaluate a range of potential solutions to relevant problems.
Prerequisites: ED5300 ED5301

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 1, Limited
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Face to face teaching (2-day intensive week of 16 April (by negotiation) plus online participation)
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Cecily Knight
Workload expectations:
  • 14 hours - Face-to-face plus online participation
Assessment: research and reflection on teaching and learning (70%); content analysis (20%); annotated bibliography (10%).

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 26, Limited
Census Date 20-Sep-2012
Face to face teaching (2-day intensive the Week of 27 August (by negotiation) plus online participation)
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Cecily Knight
Workload expectations:
  • 14 hours - face-face- plus online participation
Assessment: research and reflection on teaching and learning (70%); content analysis (20%); annotated bibliography (10%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 56, Limited
Census Date 20-Sep-2012
Face to face teaching (2-day intensive between 16 - 22 July (by negotiation) plus online participation)
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Cecily Knight
Workload expectations:
  • 14 hours - face-to-face plus online participation
Assessment: research and reflection on teaching and learning (70%); content analysis (20%); annotated bibliography (10%).

Townsville, Study Period 1, Limited
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Face to face teaching (2-day intensive week of 16 April (by negotiation) plus online participation)
Coordinator: <Person not found>, Assoc. Professor Cecily Knight
Lecturer: Dr Peta Salter.
Workload expectations:
  • 14 hours - Face-to-face plus online participation
Assessment: research and reflection on teaching and learning (70%); content analysis (20%); annotated bibliography (10%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.